Response to intervention (Learning disabled children); Verbal ability in children.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Education."; Dissertation advisor: Sheldon Watson.; Ed.D.,Central Connecticut State University,2012.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 148-159).
Phonemics; Phonemic awareness; English language -- Phonemics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States; Reading (Kindergarten) -- United States -- Evaluation; Language arts (Kindergarten) -- United States
The purpose of this investigation is to examine how metalevel instruction, dramatic play, and pretend play affect the developmental gain in phonemic awareness skills, including rhyming, segmenting, and blending throughout the kindergarten school...